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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the bloodthirsty and larger type of wolf that the travelers have to fight?
2. Who says they do not trust Lady Galadriel and her words?
3. Who does Strider say has been following them for days, watching them and their movements?
4. Where is Boromir's homeland, according to the book?
5. Who makes the decision for the group to leave at once, even though Sting isn't glowing too brightly?
Short Essay Questions
1. Where do the travelers decide to stay before they make the decision to go to Gondor or to Moria?
2. Who takes Frodo up on their horse when they realize just how ill Frodo is from the stabbing by the Morgol blade?
3. What does Frodo decide will be best for the Ring and for his quest?
4. How does Gandalf eventually open up the door to the Mines of Moria?
5. What does Bilbo give to Frodo on his last day in Rivendell?
6. What does Gandalf believe will help them as they head to the Mines of Moria?
7. Who are some of the people who are attending the Council meeting in Rivendell?
8. What does Aragorn say when Frodo states that Aragorn is the rightful heir and that he should have the ring?
9. What are the travelers given by the Elves in order to help their journey?
10. What does Aragorn suggest in order to make the blindfolding fair for those who are traveling?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The quest between good and evil is the running theme of FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING.
Part 1: Do you think good and evil are clearly defined in this book? Why or why not?
Part 2: What are some of the examples of people who are clearly good? What makes them good? Why are they good?
Part 3: Which characters are clearly evil? What makes them evil? Why are they evil?
Essay Topic 2
The Ring of Sauron poisons all men who seek it and it becomes the only thing that stands in the way of Good winning over Evil.
Part 1: What does the Ring of Sauron symbolize in this book?
Part 2: Why are people in this book so affected by this Ring?
Part 3: Do you think you would want to have this Ring in your possession? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 3
The many identities of Aragorn makes the reader wonder who he really is at various points of the story.
Part 1: Why do think Aragorn takes on so many identities?
Part 2: What does Aragorn's ever-changing identity say about him and about his place in the world?
Part 3: Would it be better for Aragorn to only have one identity? Why or why not?
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